Falcons plan to name Dan Quinn head coach on Tuesdayprofootballtalk.com Updated 10 hours agoThe worst-kept secret in the NFL will no longer be a secret in a few days. Per multiple sources, the Falcons currently plan to name Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn the new head coach in Atlanta. Quinn, 44, succeeded Gus Bradley in 2013. He came…Upvote Share Tweet
Falcons owner Arthur Blank elaborates on coaching search, front-office structureESPN.com Jan 30 (yesterday)Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank took a few moments to address a variety of topics during a phone interview with ESPN.com on Friday. First and foremost, Blank discussed the process of the coaching search, which is just about complete. The Falcons are …Upvote Share Tweet
K.J. Wright on Dan Quinn: “In this business, you always want guys to reach the top”profootballtalk.com Jan 30 (yesterday)It’s widely assumed Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn will become the Falcons’ head coach after the Super Bowl. Asked Thursday how Seattle’s players viewed Quinn’s potential departure, outside linebacker K.J. Wright offered a reasoned view of lif…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 29 (2 days ago)The Chargers added some experience to their coaching staff, landing former Falcons defensive coordinator Mike Nolan to coach their linebackers. He replaces Joe Barry, who left to become Washington’s defensive coordinator. “Mike is a tremendous coach wit…Upvote Share Tweet
Falcons could keep running backs coach Gerald BrownESPN.com Jan 29 (3 days ago)Another member of the previous Atlanta Falcons coaching staff could remain with incoming head coach Dan Quinn. Running backs coach Gerald Brown, who interviewed for the same position in Oakland, is not going to join the Raiders' staff, according to sour…Upvote Share TweetPHOENIX – It must be a little strange for Dan Quinn, having two important jobs on his mind this week. The Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator is going to be the next head coach of the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons part isn’t official, because he can’t…Upvote Share TweetThe Falcons continue to keep busy while waiting to officially make Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn their new head coach. Albert Breer of NFL Media reports that Redskins defensive backs coach and former Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris has ve…Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Tice thankful for chance with Falcons, but ready to move onESPN.com Jan 26 (6 days ago)It could have been a messy divorce based on the circumstances. Instead, Mike Tice made sure it was an amicable parting of ways with the organization that got him back in the game. Tice, formerly the Atlanta Falcons' offensive line coach, was first told …Upvote Share Tweet
Saints come up big in Pro Bowl, with assist from FalconsESPN.com Jan 25 (6 days ago)The New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons aren’t exactly “besties.” But when Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan needed a touchdown late in Sunday night’s Pro Bowl, he didn’t let the NFC South’s oldest rivalry get in his way. On fourth-and-goal from the 1-ya…Upvote Share Tweet
Sources: Wade Harman to be Falcons' tight ends coachESPN.com Jan 25 (7 days ago)The Atlanta Falcons will name former assistant offensive line coach Wade Harman the team's next tight ends coach, according to multiple league sources. Harman, who worked alongside offensive line coach Mike Tice last season, came to the Falcons in 2014 …Upvote Share Tweet
Pro Bowler Devin Hester happy to have coach Keith Armstrong back in foldESPN.com Jan 22Atlanta Falcons Pro Bowl return specialist Devin Hester has the utmost respect for Keith Armstrong, so the last thing Hester wanted to see was his special-teams coordinator end up with another team. That won't be the case, as Armstrong is set to return …Upvote Share Tweet
Teryl Austin already back on the job for the Lionsprofootballtalk.com Jan 21Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin has had two interviews with the Falcons, and the Falcons haven’t “hired” a head coach yet, so he’s technically still a candidate. But since no one believes that the Falcons are going to do anything but “hire” Sea…Upvote Share TweetThe Atlanta Falcons don't even have their head coach yet, officially. However, the pieces of the coaching staff are starting to fall in place with each passing day. Once Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn is named the Falcons' next coach a…Upvote Share TweetThe Oakland Raiders already picked up one former member of the Atlanta Falcons coaching staff by hiring Mike Tice to coach the offensive line under new head coach Jack Del Rio. The Raiders may now be eying another Atlanta cast-off to take control of the…Upvote Share Tweet
A Closer Look at the Retractable Roof of Atlanta's Bonkers New Stadiumdeadspin.com Jan 20Remember when the Atlanta Falcons announced they'd be building a new stadium—using a boatload of public money—that would be crowned with a retractable roof? The architects of the $1.2 billion project recently passed along a new fly-through of the design…Upvote Share Tweet
Falcons keep defensive line coach Bryan CoxThe Falcons can not, and legally do not have a deal for Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn to become their head coach. But it just so happens that they keep filling their head coach-less coaching staff with guys who know him. According to Alex Mar…Upvote Share TweetAll signs are pointing toward the Atlanta Falcons being willing to wait an additional two weeks for Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn to become available to hire as their next coach. The Falcons conducted their second interview with Quinn…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 19A Boston College product will replace New England’s star passer in the Pro Bowl. Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has been added to the Pro Bowl roster, the club said Monday night. He takes the place of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who will not play in …Upvote Share Tweet
Matt Ryan replaces Tom Brady at Pro BowlESPN.com Jan 19Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was added to the Pro Bowl roster on Monday to replace Super Bowl-bound Tom Brady of the New England Patriots. It marks the third career Pro Bowl selection for Ryan, who also went to the Pro Bowl in 2010 and 2012. Ry…Upvote Share Tweet
Falcons' Coaching Staff Taking ShapeJan 26Vaughn McClure discusses Atlanta's decision to hire Raheem Morris and Richard Smith to its defensive coaching staff, and how they would be able to work with Dan Quinn if the Seattle defensive coordinator is hired to coach the Falcons.
Late TD Lifts Team Irvin Over Team CarterJan 25Matt Ryan connected with Jimmy Graham on a touchdown late in the fourth quarter to give Team Irvin a 32-28 Pro Bowl victory over Team Carter.
Wheels In Motion For Falcons To Hire Dan QuinnJan 20ESPN Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure says waiting is the hardest part for Atlanta, which can't hire Dan Quinn as its new head coach until after the Super Bowl.
Falcons Expected To Hire Dan QuinnJan 19Adam Schefter has the latest on the Falcons' coaching search and interviews with Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, who is expected to be hired as head coach.
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